National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program
The quality of water that people drink depends on where they live
Risk of ground-water contamination by nitrate varies across the United States
Nitrate in ground water generally follows the risk map
Who is most likely to drink high-nitrate ground water?
The National Water-Quality Assessment Program
1. A National look at nitrate contamination of ground water. (1998)
2. Probability of nitrate contamination of recently recharged groundwaters in the conterminous United States. (2002)
3. Vulnerability of shallow groundwater and drinking-water wells to nitrate in the United States . (2006)
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For further information about this report, contact the National Water-Quality Assessment Program office.
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